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Why MILF won't give up fighters in Mamasapano

ABS-CBN news - 29 min 16 sec ago
MANILA - The Moro Islamic Liberation Front has no plan of giving up its own fighters who clashed with Special Action Force commandos during an encounter in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last January 25.
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Pinoy nursing assistant nabbed in fraud case

ABS-CBN news - 29 min 16 sec ago
GLENDORA, California - A Filipino nursing assistant in Southern California has been arrested for allegedly stealing from his elderly patient.  
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Former HP chairman admits 'mistake' in sexism trial

ABS-CBN news - 33 min 39 sec ago
 Onetime highflying tech executive Ray Lane testified on Monday during a sex discrimination trial involving his former employer that he made a mistake in judgment involving the harassment of a female venture capitalist at the firm, and that he feared for the woman's safety.  
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How to grow your wealth, increase your income

ABS-CBN news - 38 min 41 sec ago
If your business is your sole source of income, it could be time to rethink your portfolio.
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Henry Sy is 73rd richest in the world, 11 other Filipinos in 2015 Forbes billionaires list

Inquirer Breaking News - 41 min 45 sec ago
MANILA, Philippines --- The number of Filipinos included in the exclusive billionaires' circle have increased, a report by Forbes said.   With an increased net worth of $14.2 billion from last year's $11.3 billion, mall tycoon Henry Sy Sr. maintains his spot as the richest man in the country.   The 90-year-old Sy, who ventured into retail, construction, and banking, ranked as the 73rd richest man in the world, a big jump from being 97th in 2014.   In second place, JG Summit Holdings Inc. Head John Gokongwei Jr. ranked 254th richest man in the world with a net worth of $5.8 billion from last year's $3.9 billion.   Gokongwei, 87, is the man b...

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Iraq launches major assault to retake Tikrit from ISIS

Inquirer Breaking News - 49 min 57 sec ago
  KIRKUK, Iraq -- Some 30,000 Iraqi troops and militia backed by aircraft pounded jihadists in and around Tikriton Monday in the biggest offensive yet to retake one of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group's main strongholds.   Government forces have battled their way north for months, notching up key victories against ISIS, but Tikrit has been their toughest target yet with the jihadists having resisted them several times.   Commanders voiced hope the operation would be a step towards the recapture of Mosul, the jihadists' main hub in Iraq.   "The army, federal police, Popular Mobilization (volunteer) units, and the sons of Sal...

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ILP, hindi kasiguruhan na walang brownout

ABS-CBN news - 50 min 56 sec ago
Walang kasiguruhan na maiiwasan ang brownout ngayong tag-init kahit gumana pa ang interruptible load program (ILP) ng Meralco.
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Ateneo to mark 40th day after Mamasapano with inter-faith gathering

GMA Breaking News - 56 min 55 sec ago
On March 5, Thursday, Ateneo de Manila University will mark with an inter-faith gathering the 40th day since the Jan. 25 clash that killed government and secessionist troops in Mamasapano, Maguindanao.
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PHL shares test 7,800-level in early trading

GMA Breaking News - 1 hour 28 sec ago
Philippine share prices traded near the 7,800-level on the main index early Tuesday, as the record close overnight on Wall Street supported the buying sentiment.
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Peanuts may reduce risk of death, heart disease

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 10 min ago
WASHINGTON, United States -- Eating peanuts, in small amounts, may reduce the risk of mortality, especially death from cardiovascular disease, a new study Monday showed.   The report compiles research from people of varying races, including Caucasians, African Americans and Asians, all from low income backgrounds.   Researchers found that consuming peanuts regularly reduced mortality among men and women from all groups, and suggests that eating the nuts -- which are relatively affordable -- can be an inexpensive and nutritious way to reduce mortality and cardiovascular disease around the world.   The study, published in the Journal of the American Med...

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Henry Sy leads Pinoys on Forbes’ Top 1000 billionaires list

GMA Breaking News - 1 hour 16 min ago
At least 10 Filipinos made it to the Forbes magazine list of the world's Top 1,000 billionaires, while a former Filipino senator almost made it through.
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Cloudy skies, moderate rains expected Tuesday

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 19 min ago
MANILA, Philippines --- A weak northeast monsoon is affecting Eastern Visayas on Tuesday.   "Eastern Visayas, Davao region and Caraga will experience cloudy skies with light to moderate rains and isolated thunderstorms," the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.     Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon will have partly cloudy to at times cloudy skies with isolated light rains.     The rest of the country will be partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms.   Moderate to strong winds coming from the Northeast will prevail over Southern Luzon, Visayas a...

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Accused Boston bomber’s slain older brother to loom over trial

GMA Breaking News - 1 hour 20 min ago
BOSTON - Lawyers for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect sparred with federal prosecutors on Monday over how early in the trial they may discuss his older brother's role in the attack, suggesting the defendant's life may well hang on that question.
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France set to be criticized by rights body over smacking—report

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 22 min ago
STRASBOURG, France -- France is set to be criticized by Europe's top human rights body for failing to clearly ban the smacking of children, Le Monde newspaper reported on Monday.   In a judgment due to be handed down on Wednesday, the Council of Europe will say French law is not "sufficiently clear, binding and precise" on the matter, Le Monde reported.   The Council made no comment.   Reacting to the report, France's family minister Laurence Rossignol said she did not believe it was necessary to legislate on the issue of smacking.   "We don't need a law, but we do need to collectively consider the usefulness of corporal punishment in bringing ...

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Bomb near top Cairo court house kills two; other blasts hit capital

GMA Breaking News - 1 hour 23 min ago
CAIRO - Two people were killed when a bomb exploded near a top court building in central Cairo, the health ministry said, the deadliest attack in three blasts to hit the Egyptian capital on Monday.
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Chad troops seize Nigerian town of Dikwa from Boko Haram

GMA Breaking News - 1 hour 25 min ago
DIKWA, Chad - Chadian troops have driven Boko Haram militants out of the northeast Nigerian town of Dikwa, losing one soldier in the battle, an army spokesman said on Monday.
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NBA: Bulls lose top scorer Butler for up to six weeks

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 26 min ago
CHICAGO, United States -- Chicago Bulls scoring leader Jimmy Butler will be sidelined for up to six weeks with a sprained left elbow, the struggling NBA club said Monday.   The team's announcement that Butler's MRI exam showed a sprained ulnar ligament and small bone impaction injury adds Butler to an injury list that includes former NBA Most Valuable Player Derrick Rose and forward Taj Gibson, nursing a sore left ankle.   Butler, who has started 55 games for the Bulls, is averaging 20.2 points, 5.9 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.7 steals a game for Chicago in a league-leading 38.9 minutes a game.   The injury came Sunday when Butler collided with DeAndre Jo...

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Sandiganbayan allows Bong Revilla to visit son Jolo

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 38 min ago
MANILA, Philippines--The Sandiganbayan First Division on Tuesday allowed detained senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr. to visit his son, Cavite Vice Governor Jolo Revilla, who is in the hospital for a gunshot wound on his chest.   The antigraft court allowed Revilla to visit his son from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.   "Due to the urgent nature and as acknowledged by the prosecution, it's an unusual, emergency and extraordinary situation, the court will authorize Senator Revilla to visit his son, with all the usual conditions, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.," Division chair Associate Justice Efren Dela Cruz declared in court.   The court effectively allowed Revilla a ...

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Who is still the richest man in the world, according to Forbes?

ABS-CBN news - 1 hour 44 min ago
Bill Gates stands atop Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people, as Facebook Inc's Mark Zuckerberg joined the top 20 and basketball star Michael Jordan plowed new air by making the list for the first time.  
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Baguio-bound bus falls into ravine in Benguet

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 46 min ago
BAGUIO CITY -- A Victory Liner bus bound for the summer capital crashed into a 37-foot ravine along Marcos Highway at 3:45 am on Tuesday (March 3) with all of its 44 passengers surviving the fall.   Chief Inspector William Willie, Tuba police chief, told dzIQ Radyo Inquirer 990 that the bus went off the road after its driver avoided another vehicle in Sitio Umesbeg, Taloy Sur village in Tuba, Benguet, on the approach to the city.   Citing the account of the bus conductor (ticket seller), the driver of the bus (with body number 7044) was blinded by the lights of an oncoming truck, prompting him to swerve to the right and into the ravine. The passengers were treate...

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